Honolulu definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Hawaii: seaport on the SE coast of Oahu: pop. 372,000
Origin: Hawaiian literally , sheltered bay
Honolulu definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The capital and largest city of Hawaii, on the southeast coast of Oahu. Honolulu's harbor was first entered by Europeans in 1794. Settlement of the area began in 1816, and the city soon gained prominence as a whaling and sandalwood port. Today it is a major tourist center. Population: 377,000.
Honolulu - Cultural Definition
Capital of Hawaii and largest city in the state, located on the island of Oahu.